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[TALENT=Keith]

A large field of candidates in Salem and Roanoke fails to bring out more voters than usual.

We'll take stock of voter turnout... and hear from candidates in the final hour of this election day.
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[VO-NAT]


And get details of Intermet's plans to rebuild the New River Castings plant.
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In sports, Northside track star David Cabbler is making the most of his senior season, Virginia Tech defensive coach Bud Foster says he has a linebacker Taylor made for his position
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[VO-NAT]


and NASCAR comes down hard on Jeremy Mayfield and the gas problem he had at Talladega.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Looking for a mild weather stretch and then downright warm heading into the weekend. Weather details are just ahead.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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[VO-NAT]


Municipal election day in Virginia.
We'll look at the turnout .. and the races creating the most interest.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[PM-Turnout]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tha]
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[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


By mid-afternoon, about ten-thousand of Roanoke's 49-thousand registered voters had cast their ballots.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton is at the Fishburn Park Precinct where the highest percentage of voters turned out four years ago.
[Live=Teresa Full/Microwave]
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[SUPER=705-Roanoke;]
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(Rollcue: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL. )
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[SUPER=701-Beryl Brooks/Roanoke Registrar; :00]
[SUPER=703-Roanoke; :07]
[SUPER=701-Pete Brandt/Voter; ]
[SUPER=701-Burman Clark/Voter;]
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[OUT Q=TH, News 7 Roanoke.]



[Roanoke-Race]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
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The candidates for Roanoke Mayor were hoping to wring a few more votes from the ranks of the undecided today.
The race has the potential to be very close.
[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]


And Joe Dashiell is downtown with more on that.
[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=719-Joe/Dashiell;]
[SUPER=705-Roanoke]


Keith, this contest has raised many questions. Will recent council controversies spur voters to replace the incumbent? Will the other candidates split the vote that would normally benefit a challenger? We'll know the answers in a few hours.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Democratic incumbent]
[SUPER=703-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=701-David Bowers/(D) Candidate for Mayor; :10]
[SUPER=701-Ralph Smith/(R) Candidate for Mayor; :28]
[SUPER=701-Mac McCadden/(I) Candidate for Mayor; :48]
[SUPER=701-E. Duane Howard/(I) Candidate for Mayor; 1:06]
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[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke]


((Democratic incumbent David Bowers was predicting a close vote... but also a strong finish that would carry him to a third term as Roanoke Mayor.
[SOT 15:08:15]
[IN Q=this is a precious thing]

((THIS IS A PRECIOUS THING, OUR DEMOCRACY, AND WE PRESERVE AND PROTECT IT WHEN WE GET OUT TO VOTE AND PARTICIPATE., SO WHETHER YOU'RE GOING TO VOTE FOR ME OR SOMEONE ELSE. YOU OUGHT TO GET OUT TO VOTE TODAY.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=get out to vote today.]


Republican Ralph Smith was encouraged by a straw poll on a Roanoke radio station, and the promise of support from a diverse group of Roanokers.
[SOT 40:28]
[IN Q=It's coming from everywhere]

((IT'S COMING FROM EVERYWHERE. IT'S COMING FROM REPUBLICANS. IT'S COMING FROM DEMOCRATS. IT'S COMING FROM INDEPENDENTS AND IT'S WIDESPREAD. I THINK WE'RE GOING TO CARRY THIS THROUGH.))
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT Q=carry this through.]


Former Republican council member Mac McCadden... running for mayor as an Independent... says he's convinced Roanokers will vote their conscience without regard to party label.
[SOT 47:16]
[IN Q=I'm saying I'm going to get voters]

((I'M SAYING I'M GOING TO GET VOTERS WHO WANT OPTIONS, VIEW ME AS THE VIABLE OPTION AND I HOPE THAT WORKS WELL FOR ME AROUND EIGHT O'CLOCK TONIGHT.))
[RUNS= :09]
[OUT Q=around eight o'clock tonight.]


Independent E. Duane Howard hopes he'll be celebrating around eight o'clock tonight... He says his promise to serve as a full time mayor has struck a chord with the voters.
[SOT]
[IN Q=Working in my own neighborhood]

((WORKING IN MY OWN NEIGHBORHOOD I FEEL I HAVE A LOT OF SUPPORT, PLUS WORKING SO HARD IN OTHER NEIGHBORHOODS, SOUTHEAST AND ALL QUADRANTS OF THE CITY, I'M VERY ENCOURAGED BY THE RESPONSE OF THE VOTERS.))
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[OUT Q=the response of the voters.]


With the possibility of a close contest in which the top finishers are separated by a few votes, all four are hoping that none of their supporters stayed home.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Salem residents are picking three city council members today.
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[SUPER=703-Salem]


Seven men and one woman are vying for the three seats, two of the candidates are incumbents.
Some voters say they want to break Salem's tradition of electing the same people.
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[SOT 14:30]
[IN Q=That's what]

((AL SACHENBACHER/VOTER: THAT'S WHAT I'M TRYING TO DO BY VOTING IS TO CHANGE AND GET FRESH NEW VOICES IN THERE MORE FOR THE COMMON PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=701-Al Sachenbacher/Voter]
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[OUT Q=common people]
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[VO-NAT]


At three o'clock the precincts were reporting turnout at almost exactly the same pace as in 1996... right at 23 percent ...just a quarter of a point higher than 1996.
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[6Web-Address]


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We will provide you the latest returns from Roanoke and other cities tonight at the bottom of your screen.
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[TAKE Web Address FS]
And you can find the latest returns for ALL city and town races across the region any time tonight by logging onto our home page at W-D-B-J--7-dot-com.
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[Intermet]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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We have more election news ahead, but we want to get to some other stories first.
[SS=New River Castings]


New River Castings WILL be rebuilt.
Official word came today from Intermet -- the company that owns the plant.
[Double Boxes=Marya and Keith/Microwave]


Marya Jones was at the announcement and has the details for us.
[Live=Marya Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Keith, the announcement came this morning with little fanfare, but it brought a lot of relief.
Intermet says it will work to have the plant up and running again in November this year... something it felt it owed the community.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=What once was]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Doddridge/Intermet CEO; :08]
[SUPER=01-Tom Starnes/Radford Mayor; :24]
[SUPER=03-Radford/March; :34]
[SUPER=01-Jericia Tibbs/Victim's Sister; :52]
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[OUT Q=be a cemetery.]

(( What once was Radford's fourth-largest employer may be cranking back to life in the next few months, bringing back most of its 500 workers.
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[SOT 3:16:01]

((JOHN DODDRIDGE/INTERMET CEO: WE FEEL WE HAVE A MORAL OBLIGATION TO THE CITIZENS OF THE RADFORD COMMUNITY TO GIVE RADFORD FIRST CONSIDERATION IN REBUILDING. )) [RUNS:10]
Rebuilding could cost 50-million dollars.
But officials say NOT rebuilding would be more costly.
60 percent of the plant's business has gone to competitors.
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[SOT 3:28:03 - :11]

((TOM STARNES/RADFORD MAYOR: IT MEANS GOOD NEWS FOR THE CITY OF RADFORD SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE WILL BE RETURNING TO WORK IN THE NEAR FUTURE.)) [RUNS:08]
It also means Radford will be getting back big revenues from it's largest electricity user.
Intermet promises a safer, cleaner plant than the one destroyed two months ago in the gas explosion that claimed three workers' lives.
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[SOT 3:25:09 - :15]

((JOHN DODDRIDGE/INTERMET CEO: WE'RE DOING OUR OWN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION AND THERE'S SOME THINGS WE CAN DO BETTER. ))

[RUNS:06]
Family members of Karen Hamilton, who was killed in the blast, are hopeful that proves to be true.
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[SOT 3:43:03 - :14]

((JERICIA TIBBS/VICTIM'S SISTER: IF INTERMET CAN BUILD A PLANT BACK SAFELY AND MAKE SURE THAT IT'S RUN SAFELY, THEN I WANT THE COMPANY BACK. )) [RUNS:11]
They hope Karen's legacy promotes safety at the plant.
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[SOT 3:47:24 - :29]

((AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED, THAT PLANT IS ALWAYS GOING TO BE A CEMETERY.)) [RUNS:05]))
[Live=Marya Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Intermet still has to get the go-ahead on some state permits needed before it starts rebuilding.
There's still an investigation going on into whether the company bears any liability in the explosion.
[Double Boxes=Marya and Keith/Microwave]


Keith?


[VA-Unemployment]


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Virginia's unemployment rate in March was the lowest rate for that month in more than three decades.
Unemployment dropped to two-and-a-half-percent, down from two-point-six percent in March 1999.
Martinsville's unemployment rate is still the highest in the state at 17- and- a- half percent.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Still ahead on News 7 at Six, election reports from Vinton, Lynchburg and Danville.
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[***NAT SOUND UNDER MUSIC***]
And some V-M-I cadets get a lesson in recycling and engineering-- as they try to turn old trimmers into transportation.
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[Nicely]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-06 TC1:05:25]
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He was told by Election Board Officials he could not vote in Vinton -- but yesterday a Roanoke County judge overruled that decision.
And now write-in candidate Andy Nicely is hoping to become Vinton's next mayor.
But he'll have to defeat Don Davis, whose name is already on the ballot.
[Double Boxes=Joy and Keith/Microwave]


Joy Sutton is at the South Vinton voting precinct and has more on this unusual race.
[Live=Joy Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=719-Joy/Sutton;]
[SUPER=705-Vinton]


Keith,
A boundary dispute has been at the center of this mayoral election -- whether or not Andy Nicely is a Vinton resident
since his home is technically located in Roanoke City.
But Nicely took the issue to court -- and for now he's registered to vote in Vinton.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Andy Nicely]
[SUPER=703-Vinton; :00]
[SUPER=701-Andy Nicely/Write-In Candidate; :14]
[SUPER=701-Don Davis/Candidate for Mayor; :26]
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[OUT Q=the campaign]

(( Andy Nicely cast his ballot in Vinton this morning -- writing-in his name for Mayor.
For the past six years Nicely has voted in the town - but a recent dispute over his residency almost cost him the chance to run.
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[SOT8:39]
[IN Q=It's put my campaign]

((ANDY NICELY/WRITE-IN CANDIDATE: IT'S PUT MY CAMPAIGN A LITTLE BIT BEHIND BECAUSE WE WERE IN LIMBO FOR A LITTLE WHILE. I STILL THINK IT'S A NON- ISSUE THAT THE REALLY BLEW OUT OF PROPORTION))
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[OUT Q=out of portion]


Councilman Don Davis -- the only Mayoral candidate on the ballot says the whole property dispute has taken away from the election.
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[SOT 07:36]
[IN Q=I wish we could've had]

((DON DAVIS: IT LOOKS LIKE THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE BOUNDARIES RATHER THAN WHAT THE PROBLEMS ARE IN THE TOWN. ALL AND ALL I FELT WE HAD A REALLY GOOD CAMPAIGN))
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[OUT Q=the campaign]))
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[Live=Joy Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=705-Vinton]


So far, percent of the voters have turned out in Vinton.
This will be the first time in 20 years that Vinton will have a new Mayor.
Mayor Charlie Hill decided to retire.
Even if Nicely does win this election, there is still a chance he may not hold office. His residency may still be challenged in court.
[Double Boxes=Joy and Keith/Microwave]


And Keith voters are also choosing two town council members from a field of three.

[Danvile-Council]


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Turning to Southside--
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[SUPER=703-Danville;]


Voters weren't exactly lining up at the polls but there was a steady stream of people casting their ballots.
So far, in Danville about 30 percent of the registered voters came out to chose five out of eight candidates who are running for city council.
About 20 percent of Martinsville voters have headed out to the polls to chose three candidates out of 6.
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[SOT 1:38:44]
[IN Q=It would be]

((TOM MARSHALL/A PRECINCT CHIEF IN MARTINSVILLE: IT WOULD BE BEST IF FOLKS WERE TO TAKE A LITTLE MORE INTEREST AND COME ON OUT AND ACQUAINT THEMSELVES WITH THE CANDIDATES AND THE ISSUES AND EXERCISE THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE.))
[SOT 1:46:37]

((RAY DANIELS/DANVILLE VOTER: THIS IS OUR PRIVILEGE LIKE I SAY IT'S A PRIVILEGE TO VOTE SOME PEOPLE CAN'T VOTE IN SOMEPLACES--NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE --WE GOT IT.))
[SUPER=701-Tom Marshall/Martinsville Precinct Chief;]
[SUPER=701-Ray Daniels/Danville Voter;]
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[OUT Q=we got it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Election officials say the voter turnout is moderate compared to past years.
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[L'burg-Council]


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There's not a whole lot for Lynchburg voters to do at the polls today.. just two of the city's four Ward seats on city council are being contested.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=703-Lynchburg]


As a result, polling places have been a lonely place to be. Turnout's estimated at about ten to fifteen percent so far.
There's been talk of moving Lynchburg's city council election to November to save money and get more people to the polls.
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[SOT 12:54:01]
[IN Q=It would do]

((ANN MARIE MIDDLESWORTH/LYNCHBURG REGISTRAR: IT WOULD DO MUCH TO INCREASE VOTER TURNOUT. CERTAINLY IT'S COST EFFECTIVENESS.. WE GEAR UP FOR EACH ELECTION THE SAME WAY SO THE MONEY FOR THAT ELECTION WOULD JUST BE TAGGED ON TO THE NOVEMBER ELECTION.))
[SUPER=701-Ann Marie Middlesworth/Lynchburg Registrar]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=the November election.]
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[VO-NAT]


The town of Altavista was among the first in the state to move its council elections to November.
Town officials say the move saves them about two thousand dollars.
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[Winn-Dixie]


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[WRITER=dse]
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Winn-Dixie has confirmed four more stores in our area will close this summer.
The chain will shut down three stores in Lynchburg and one in South Boston.
Last week, the company confirmed the store on Plantation Road in Roanoke will close on June Fifth.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Wall Street closed lower today thanks to weaknesses in technology shares. [TAKE DOW, NASDAQ & BLOOMBERG PAGE ]
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[SUPER=x5102;]
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The DOW lost 81 points while NASDAQ tumbled 173.
The Bloomberg News-7 Index lost a point.
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[SML-Water]


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The water quality is down slightly at Smith Mountain Lake but not enough to matter, experts say.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

Ferrum College just wrapped up its annual water quality monitoring program. The water quality decreased slightly and the number of nutrients went up but the report states this is normal for aging lakes. Experts say this year's fecal coliform counts were among the lowest so far. Last summer's drought may have helped reduce bacteria. The Lake Association, game wardens and marinas have also been monitoring boaters to make sure they don't pump sewage into the lake. The reports says the water quality is best at the dam and goes down farther from the dam.
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[Robbery-suspects]


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[GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery]


Two men drove away from a bank robbery last Summer, throwing dye- stained clothing out the vehicle windows as they went.
They might have gotten away with it, but authorities collected the ball cap, a shirt and pair of blue jeans with human hair on them.
Almost nine months later, James Randall Gwinn has allegedly told authorities he was at the wheel of the truck, that it was George Allen Saunders who robbed the A-T-and-T Credit Union in Fairlawn last August.
Saunders denies it. The F-B-I collected hair and blood from him last week. Now, it's up to the lab.

[VMI-Racing]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The rallying cry at VMI today was "cadets, start your engines."
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[SOT]
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[OUTQ=NAT Engine Starting]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


Engineering students tried out the motor scooters they made as a class project.
Three teams of five cadets had to turn a broken, string trimmer engine into a vehicle that could carry someone weighing 250 pounds.
The students had planned a race around post.
But one of the scooters just wouldn't scoot.
And the others needed just a bit more fine tuning.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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NASCAR hands out major sanctions against Jeremy Mayfield and the Mobile One Ford team for bad gas, Bud Foster comments on Tech linebacker Ben Taylor
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[VO-NAT]


and Northside track star David Cabbler talks about his season his goals and how he hurdles the competition.
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[S-Mayfield]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-60 1:19:28]
[GRAPHIC=Jeremy Mayfield]


Jeremy Mayfield and his number 12 Mobile 1 Ford racing team felt the
[GRAPGIC=NASCAR]


wrath of NASCAR today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASCAR; :00]


NASCAR has penalized Mayfield 151 Winston Cup points for rules violations found after the April 16th DieHard 500 at Talladega. Mayfield's team used altered fuel or fuel other than the official fuel at the event. He falls from seventh to 15th in Winston Cup points.
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[ANCHOR=steve]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]

Team owner Michael Kranefuss was fined 50 thousand dollars and crew chief Peter Sospenzo has been suspended until June sixth.

[S-Home]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-65 tc 38:39]
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Tony Stewart and the rest of the NASCAR drivers are headed to Richmond this weekend for the Pontiac Excitement 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Stewart picked up his first career win there last September. Today his car and tools like the ones used in the pits were here in Roanoke.
The Home Depot Racing Rig set up shop so fans could get a taste of the racing world.
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[S-NRV]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=New River Valley Speedway]


The New River Valley Speedway hopes to make up for three straight April rain outs with this Sunday's Radford Ford 200. Gates open at 10 am and the race begins at four.

[S-Cabbler]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-70 5:25]
[GRAPHIC=Track]

Northside finished second in this past weekend's Cosmo Track meet. Senior David Cabbler definitely gives the Vikings a leg up on the competition.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ed Culicerto/Northside Boys Track Coach; :13]
[SUPER=03-Salem/1998; :33]
[SUPER=01-David Cabbler/All Region Two Years; :41]
[SUPER=04-This Past Weekend; :50]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=work on speed"]
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(("I knew from the first time I saw him, he was gonna be special, an overused clich´┐Ż. But Northside's Ed Culicerto has a seventh grade track story that proves David Cabbler was destined for greatness. ((ED CULICERTO:)) Two years ago, that toughness and the then sophomore's endless ability earned Cabbler track and field trip to Russia.
((DAVID CABBLER:))
This past weekend, he won the 300 hurdles, the 110 hurdles and the triple jump while placing third in the long jump at Salem's Cosmo track meet. ((:)) ((:)) Cabbler placed third in the state as a junior in his best event, the 300 hurdles, but his specialty is his versatility.)) ((:)) ((:))

[S-VT]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Tech football]


Virginia Tech's football team might have lost eight defensive starters but guys like Ben Taylor are quickly filling the holes. The 6 foot 3, 225 pounder linebacker has 4.5 speed in the 40 and is more versatile than Jamel Smith.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="He's]
[SUPER=01-Bud Foster/Va. Tech Defensive Coordinator; :00]

((BUD FOSTER/VA. TECH DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR:))
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=....football player]

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